Ashford University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - FairSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - ExcellentCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Ashford University is a large four-year, private for-profit school with 42,455 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1918 and is one of the 33 schools and colleges located in San Diego, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
63
Fair
Ashford University will give you the option to receive an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Ashford University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 63 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Education, Psychology, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
34%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Ashford University student retention rate is very low at 34% (way below California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Ashford University is very low - 22%.

Student to faculty ratio at Ashford University is pretty good: 13:1. Read more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,800
Medium
Average tuition price is close to the nationwide median - $10,400 per academic year. The additional fees at Ashford University (not included in tuition costs) are around $400; this makes it a total of $10,800 per academic year.

Read the details about Ashford University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
96%
Easy
According to government data, 5,951 applications were submitted and 5,725 were accepted; so it is very easy to be accepted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Ashford University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,600
Low
Ashford University offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Ashford University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B+
Dicey
Ashford University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 600 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - around $2,600 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Ashford University appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Ashford University Location and Maps



Post Address: Ashford University, 8620 Spectrum Center Boulevard, San Diego, California 92123, USA
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